Barcelona once again brings together entrepreneurs and leaders in the mobile communications industry to the 2019 Mobile World Congress this February. The annual event is the world’s most renowned mobile industry network, providing new business opportunities and showcasing innovations in mobile-related technology.
The event, organized by GSM Association Ltd, a mobile systems association, promotes innovation and distribution within the mobile industry. The association has labeled Barcelona as the world mobile capital and promotes events throughout the year. The events are designed to strengthen Europe’s presences and establish as a leader in technological innovation.
Previously, the Mobile World Congress has taken place in other cities in including Milan and Paris, but Barcelona has recently been named the site of the event through 2018.
What To Expect from Mobile World Congress
The mobile communications revolution is driving the world’s major technology breakthroughs. From wearable devices to connected cars and homes, mobile technology is at the heart of worldwide innovation. As an industry, they are connecting billions of people to the transformative power of the Internet and mobilizing every device we use in our daily lives.
In short, we’re on The Edge of Innovation, and the possibilities are endless. The 2019 GSMA Mobile World Congress will convene industry leaders, visionaries and innovators to explore the trends that will shape mobile in the years ahead.
The event offers entrepreneurs a forum to get real hands-on experience and build their network within the industry. Past events have brought together over 85,000 attendees from over 200 countries all over the world. The MWC19 is a great place to discover what the future will have to offer in the mobile sector, the event rel focuses on the innovations of the tech scene, featuring new product announcements, new technology, and future concepts.
This year, the Mobile World Congress will once again be mainly held at Fira Barcelona’s Gran Via, however, selected events including the 4YFN (Four Years From Now) presentation will take place at Fira Montjuïc, a venue 4 km down the road. The 2019 event will begin Monday 25 and will continue through 28 February.
MWC has confirmed that it will stay in Barcelona until the year 2023. For Barcelona, the economic benefits for the city are estimated at over 400 million euros and 13,000 temporary jobs during the three-day event.
Have a look at the highlights of the previous event below. Make sure to sign up for tickets and don’t miss the 2019 edition!
Photo credit: ALBERT GEA
The 2019 MWC highlights:
– A world-class conference featuring 300 prominent keynote speakers and panel discussions
– More than 1,500 exhibiting companies
– 4YFN (the fastest growing digital startup event)
– MWC Congress Party & Awards Celebration highlighting innovative mobile solutions around the world
Dates 2019: 25th to 28th February 2019
Opening times: 09:00 to 19:00 daily except last day 09:00 to 16:00
Main location: Fira Gran Via, Avinguda Joan Carles I, 64, 08908 L’hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona
Prices: from €799,-
About price and how to attend check the site: MWC Attend
How to get there:
By Metro: Fira L9S
By Taxi: Avinguda Joan Carles I, 64 08908 L’hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona
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